fly half


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fly half

n
(Rugby) rugby another name for stand-off half
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Flanker Richard Gravel grabbed a fifth try, while fly half Leighton Walters landed four conversions and two penalties.
England team manager Martin Johnson was today deciding how to replace injured fly half Danny Cipriani for the summer tour to New Zealand.
Abercynon hit back from 24-14 down and then 24-27 until the final minute when fly half Matthew Turner scored a try and converted for a 31-27 win over Caerphilly.
There was an impressive debut at fly half for England Under-21 cap Toby Flood who moved to inside centre when Wilkinson came on.
Meanwhile, Nant Conwy beat Mold 28-5, their touchdowns coming from No 8 Meirion Jones, wing I wan Howell and fly half Peredur Ellis, who added the goalkicks.
Fly half Nick McLeod added three conversions and a penalty.
Caerphilly, the only Welsh club without a Celtic League win, play former Pontypool fly half Stuart Lawrence in preference to Luke Richards.
Henry seems certain to look towards Jones or Newport full-back Shane Howarth to fill Jenkins boots at fly half.
For Tenby, fly half Toby Smith kicked a hat trick of penalties and converted a try from flanker Robert James.
Robin Robertson scored the first-half try and fly half Dean Watkins landed a hat-trick of penalties for the Cheesemen.
Centre Matt Harrington touched down for the home side and fly half Matthew Parry added a goal.
Fly half Stuart Morris kicked a conversion and penalty.